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Offline diane2jsmith55

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Someone mentioned plumbing putty will discolor cultured marble & I should use silicon instead for under the drain & faucet in my bathroom sink - any truth to this?

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Hi i have used the plumbers mate in the uk and it was fine never had any discolouration just use it tidily, clear silicon will do the same job and might be a bit easier should you need to remove the nut at a later date

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I once cracked a basin by over tightening a waste back nut trying to get the putty to squeeze out! Silicone for me from that day forward.


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